How Do Oil Spills Harm Wildlife?
We've all seen the horrifying newscasts of oil-soaked birds, and volunteers trying to clean up the mess. In some cases, animals are poisoned by trying to lick off the oil. Although it's a sad occurrence, it's important to recognize why this phenomenon happens. In this experiment, your child will chart the effects of applying water, oil, and soap to a feather.
What You Need:
- Liquid soap
- Corn oil
- Vegetable oil